Nebosh Health and Safety at Work
Duration: 3 Days Class
Examination: 1 Practical Assessment of 3 hours (75% required to pass)
NEBOSH HSW – Health and Safety at Work, This introductory qualification will help improve the safety culture in your organisation, by equipping your workforce to identify and deal with hazards at work helping to reduce accidents and achieving cost savings for the business. The qualification is designed to meet the needs of an international audience. There is no content on UK law. This qualification is an ideal first step towards other higher level NEBOSH qualifications including NEBOSH’s International General Certificate and National General Certificate.
Aim & Objective
- gain an awareness of common workplace hazards so you can help to implement or maintain your organisation’s health and safety management system
- gain practical skills that can help keep yourself and others safe
- apply the principles of risk assessment
- have a positive impact on health and safety in your workplace.
What kind of people takes the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work qualification?
This introductory qualification is aimed at anyone who needs to understand the principles of health and safety as part of their job. The typical people who would benefit from this qualification include:
- Team leaders and supervisors
- HR professionals
- Facilities managers
- Those working with young people in a training environment.
This qualification has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 5 with 2 credit points..
What are the entry requirements for this qualification?
There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 or higher in IELTS tests.